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10 Things You Must Know About Retaining Walls

Building a retaining wall can be a big investment of time and money. Before you get started, learn these key tips to make sure your project is a success.

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7. Plan For Drainage

A retaining wall that has a slope dropping to it will need additional drainage at the base. Add gravel and a fabric-covered drainage pipe at the base. The fabric will help prevent clogging of the pipe — a key feature as you will not want to dig out the pipe later to unclog it.

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